dermatofibrosarcoma


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dermatofibrosarcoma

 [der″mah-to-fi″bro-sar-ko´mah]
a fibrosarcoma of the skin, arising from the dermis and invading deeper subcutaneous tissue such as fat, fascia, and muscle.

dermatofibrosarcoma

/der·ma·to·fi·bro·sar·co·ma/ (der″mah-to-fi″bro-sahr-ko´mah) a fibrosarcoma of the skin.
dermatofibrosarcoma protu´berans  a locally aggressive, bulky, protuberant, nodular, fibrotic neoplasm occurring in the dermis, usually on the trunk, often extending into the subcutaneous fat.

dermatofibrosarcoma

[-fī′brōsärkō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, derma, skin; L, fibra, fiber; Gk, sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a specific type of fibrous tumor of the skin beginning as an indurated nodule that grows slowly and is often ignored until it grows large. It does not metastasize.
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Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans

dermatofibrosarcoma

a fibrosarcoma of the skin.
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The initial diagnosis from an outside hospital was dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP).
org/public/diseases/skin-cancer/dermatofibrosarcoma-protuberans) Dermatofibrosarcoma protruberans is another rare skin cancer, which begins in the middle layer of skin, the dermis.
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CD34 and Bcl2 positivity aids in distinguishing the SFTs from benign fibrous histiocytoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberance, myofibroma, fibroma, inflammatory pseudotumours, mesothelioma and neurogenic tumours.
Hamartoma, lymphadenoma, angiomyofibroblastoma, cellular angiofibroma, sarcomas, angiomyxoma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans are other differential diagnosis.
In addition, the imatinib mesylate tablets have been approved for adult patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) and/or chronic eosinophilic leukemia (CEL), adult patients with unresectable, recurrent and/or metastatic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, as well as for adjuvant treatment of adult patients following complete gross resection of Kit (CD117) positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) .
Based on clinicopathological correlation, a diagnosis of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans was made and she was referred to surgeon for deep excision with wide margins.
Bednar tumour, first described by Bednar in 1957, is a pigmented variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP).
A clinical diagnosis of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans was made.
Los diagnosticos diferenciales mas importantes son las formas agresivas de neoplasia fibrohistiocitica, incluyendo el dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, el fibrohistiocitoma maligno y el leiomiosarcoma (3,4).
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a rare dermal malignancy affecting the deep dermis and subcutaneous tissues.
3-9) Clinical differential diagnosis includes the nodular variant of chromoblastomycosis, keloids, xanthomas, fibromas, Kaposi's sarcoma, neurofibromas and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.